Magical Disappearing Poppy Seed Garlic French Bread

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Jan Marie

This bread goes well with a wide variety of menus. A word of caution though: Make sure teenage males come at the end of the buffet line when serving this bread, for they seem to inhale it. In fact, you may want to make two loaves, doubling what would be a normal portion, for this always disappears!

Top Review by Miss Diggy

This is one good garlic bread. My son ate almost 1/4 of the loaf. I did cut the french bread only in half length and left on the crust (because that is my favorite part!) and used only 1/2 cup margarine and added a little more garlic. It was simple and easy and had such a good taste to it! Thanks for the recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Trim all the crust from the bread except the bottom crust.
  2. Slice down the center of the loaf lengthwise being careful not to cut through the bottom crust.
  3. Then cut across the bread in 1/2" slices, again being careful not to cut through the bottom crust.
  4. Melt butter, add paprika, garlic and poppy seeds.
  5. Using a pastry brush, brush butter mixture onto sides and top of bread.
  6. Wrap bread in foil until ready to bake.
  7. When ready to bake, roll foil down sides of bread to form a pan.
  8. Bake in preheated oven 400F for 15 minutes.
  9. Enjoy!

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